Dressing Up and Down

Ahead of London Fashion Week later this month we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite books about clothes old and new.

Worn Stories

Emily Spivack

From the publisher:

Worn Stories collects clothing-inspired personal narratives, providing stories that not only glimpse into someone’s life, but also prompts readers to give a second thought ...

The Clothes on Their Backs

Linda Grant

From the publisher:

The brilliant new novel by Orange Prize winner, Linda Grant, about the legacies of history, longlisted for both the Orange Prize, 2008 and the Man Booker Prize, 2008